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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Seasonal load restrictions announced
Older Americans Act funds to aid seniors in area counties
Nisswa: Council gives OK for dynamic display signs - in highway business district only
Vehicle traffic to be restricted for Eelpout Festival
Cass County: Warm weather leads to poor conditions on area lakes
Stone 8th in state meet - McGuire 46th in Biwabik
Wolverines play hard in first home game in 27 years
Rubio to stay put with Timberwolves
Lightning boys fall in section quarterfinals
Minnesota Twins relief pitcher admits to vomiting nearly every time before taking the mound
Eloise Kay Jans
Reminders-Feb. 23, 2017
Calendar of Events-Feb. 24, 2017
Card games: Feb. 23, 2017
Pages from the Past - Feb. 23, 2017
Nisswa Winter Jubilee warm, but successful
Letter to the Editor: Columnist discovers universal theory of everything
The Cracker Barrel: Paying attention
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
The Last Windrow: Ideas for Minnesota's Super Bowl visitors
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
letters to the editor
Wedding Announced: Denny (DJ) Pink and Martha Worms
65th Wedding Anniversary: Don and Kathy O'Brien
90th Birthday: Rachel Wing
95th Birthday: Ralph Yeager
4 Generations: Jensen, Stanwood, Nelson
February 22, 2017
Tiger boys split week's games
Four players scored in double figures, but the Pine River-Backus Tigers boys basketball team fell to the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines 75-71 in...
February 22, 2017 - 10:35pm
February 16, 2017
Backus Wolverines reborn - First home game is Friday
There have been no Wolverines in Backus since the school merged with Pine River in 1991, but on Friday, Feb. 17, the Wolverines will return to their den in the old Backus gym. Though it might seem like adults would be responsible for the return of the Backus Wolverines basketball...
February 16, 2017 - 9:05pm
Reminder-Feb. 16, 2017
Kid's Day Out WOW Church of the Nazarene in Backus will host a Kid's Day Out event from 1-3:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, featuring music, crafts, games, snacks and a movie, "The Secret Life of Pets."
February 16, 2017 - 2:40pm
Pages from the Past-Feb. 16, 2017
60 years ago, Feb. 15, 1957 (Headline) Staimbrook Implement Co. building shaken by Saturday eve explosion Shortly after 6:30 p.m. Saturday evening, people uptown heard a definite explosion and felt a considerable jar. 50 years ago, Feb. 17, 1967 (Headline) Officer Sorenson solves...
February 16, 2017 - 12:06am
February 15, 2017
Patriot boys top Tigers
The Pequot Lakes boys basketball team bested the Pine River-Backus Tigers 81-46 on Tuesday, Feb. 7, on the back of a 24-point performance by...
February 15, 2017 - 3:04pm
Tiger girls win two
Bailey Wynn led all scorers with 18 points as the Pine River-Backus Tigers overcame the Walker-Hackensack-Akeley Wolves 51-37 Thursday, Feb....
February 15, 2017 - 2:56pm
February 12, 2017
Backus: Mayor donates to city
After receiving payment for his work to clear debris from the city of Backus following the July 12 storm, Backus Mayor Kurt Sawyer donated the...
February 12, 2017 - 11:34pm
February 9, 2017
Chamber welcomes business
Submitted Photo Mind's Eye Graphic Design designs promotional materials, print publications, banners, signs and more. Mind's Eye has been serving...
February 9, 2017 - 9:41pm
February 7, 2017
Kid's Day Out planned Feb. 17 at Backus church
Backus' WOW Church of the Nazarene will host a Kid's Day Out event from 1-3:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17. The event will include music, crafts, games and snacks from 1-2 p.m., and then participants will watch the movie "The Secret Life of Pets" from 2-3:30 p.m. Parents are encouraged to...
February 7, 2017 - 10:23pm
February 6, 2017
Pine River-Backus Family Center happenings
Following are upcoming events at the Pine River-Backus Family Center: • Pine River Area Food Shelf: Open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, and from 3:30-6 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month. • Family center Home Visiting Program: The family center's Home Visiting...
February 6, 2017 - 9:39am
January 30, 2017
PR-B 3rd- and 4th-graders win two tournaments
The Pine River-Backus third- and fourth-grade girls basketball team finished first in two tournaments, winning all three games in the Nevis tournament...
January 30, 2017 - 10:55pm
January 26, 2017
Revolution second at Mid-State
The Pequot Lakes Revolution Dance Team hosted the Mid-State Conference Championship on Friday, Jan. 20 at Pequot Lakes High School. Aitkin swept...
January 26, 2017 - 12:03am
January 25, 2017
Tiger girls win three straight - PR-B extends win streak to seven
The Pine River-Backus Tigers girls' basketball team extended their win streak to seven games and stayed undefeated in the Northwoods Conference with a 69-35 win over the Northome-Kelliher Mustangs on Friday, Jan. 20. Gabby Rainwater finished with a double-double of 12 points and 12...
January 25, 2017 - 11:22pm
January 24, 2017
Backus: Council addresses residents
The Backus City Council answered questions for residents at the Monday, Jan. 9, city council meeting. The public forum began with a question regarding city ordinances. A resident on Highway 87 asked whether there were any ordinances addressing parking his school bus in his driveway,...
January 24, 2017 - 10:17pm
January 22, 2017
Backus Legion donates to public safety units
Members of the Backus Fire Department and First Responders emergency medical team recently accepted $1,000 contributions to each unit from the...
January 22, 2017 - 10:10pm